Govind Pansare News
Govind Pansare murder case: Unhappy with probe, slain activist's family demands the investigating officer be changed
The family of slain activist Govind Pansare on Friday filed an application seeking change of investigating officer in the case, even as the Bombay High Court cautioned that such requests could have a negative impact on the probe.
Vikram Bhave is accused of helping the shooters conduct a recce before Narendra Dabholkar, a noted anti-superstition activist, was shot dead in Pune in August 2013
Activists' murders: SC says one agency can investigate if there's common thread; asks CBI to file reply by January first week
The SC asked the CBI to inform it by January first week as to why it should not investigate all the four cases if there appears a link among all the murders
Gauri Lankesh's murder an organised crime, journalist killed for her anti-Hindutva ideology, says SIT chargesheet
The SIT submitted the 9,235-page charge sheet on Gauri Lankesh's murder in the Principal Civil and Sessions court in Bengaluru Friday.
Narendra Dabholkar murder: Pune court grants CBI 45-day extension to file chargesheet against six accused
A court on Saturday granted a 45-day extension to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a charge sheet against two of the six accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case. Dabholkar, a well-known anti-superstition activist, was shot dead in Pune on 20 August 2013
Narendra Dabholkar murder: CBI invokes terror charges against accused, gets 90-day extension to file charges
The CBI made a submission to this effect before Judicial Magistrate (First Class) SMA Sayyad here in Maharashtra on Monday. "The central probing agency told the court that it has invoked sections 15 and 16 (acts of terror) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against the accused persons," public prosecutor Vijaykumar Dhakane said.
'I'm giving them a clean chit': Chief of BJP ally MGP says Sanatan Sanstha not behind killing of rationalists
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party chief Dipak Dhavalikar said the Sanatan Sanstha does good work, but there are some people who want to project it as a group of wrongdoers.
Congress urges Goa governor Mridula Sinha to act against 'sanatani' organisations operating in state
The Goa Congress claimed that several people arrested recently in connection with the murder of rationalists and activists (in Maharashtra and Karnataka) were connected to such right-wing organisations.
Govt may term Sanatan Sanstha terror entity, but gaping holes in law hamper police action on fringe elements
Given what we know of the Sanatan Sanstha’s activities and alleged crimes, it should ideally be classified as a “terrorist organisation”.
Sanatan Sanstha needs to be banned forthwith; authorities turning a blind eye to its vitriolic existence is shocking
Considering that the Sanatan Sanstha has been accused of links to blasts and ammunition hauls, one wonders why it is allowed to be a sanstha at all.
Daily Bulletin: SC hearing on Kerala floods today; CEC OP Rawat rules out possibility of simultaneous polls, and other top stories
The Supreme Court hearing on Kerala floods is scheduled for 11.30 am on Friday. The Kerala government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the sudden release of water from the Mullaperiyar dam by the Tamil Nadu government was one of the reasons for the massive floods in the state
Investigators trace links between murders of Narendra Dabholkar, Gauri Lankesh, MM Kalburgi, Govind Pansare
The recent arrests in Maharashtra in connection with rationalist Narendra Dabholkar's murder in 2013 have helped the investigators to establish the missing links between the four murder plots that were executed in a similar manner.
Narendra Dabholkar murder: Activists hold protests in Pune, slam Maharashtra govt for slow pace of investigation
Tushar Gandhi criticised the Maharashtra government over the "slow pace" of investigation into Narendra Dabholkar's killing.
Narendra Dabholkar's kin take out protest rally, seek arrest of 'real' killers of anti-superstition activist
Members of an outfit founded by slain anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar and his family members took out a protest rally in Maharashtra's Pune city on Monday, demanding arrest of the "real perpetrators" of the crime.
Narendra Dabholkar murder: Hope real perpetrators nabbed soon, says activist's son Hamid after CBI arrests gunman
The CBI have arrested one gunman involved in the killing of Narendra Dabholkar. His son Hamid Dabholkar hopes for the real perpetrators behind the crime to be caught soon
Maharashtra ATS arrests 3, including Sanatan Sanstha associate, recovers crude bombs, gelatin sticks, explosive powder
Three persons, including one affiliated to a right-wing outfit, were arrested on Friday, with the Maharashtra police saying that it had recovered a large quantity of explosives that were to be used for carrying out blasts at various places in the state.
Suspect Parashuram Waghmare confesses to killing Gauri Lankesh to 'save religion', says didn't know victim's identity
Parashuram Waghmare, the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh, has reportedly confessed to the murder.
Gauri Lankesh murder case: Karnataka Police recovers diaries from accused, claims they had a map of journalist's house
The Karnataka Police on Wednesday charged four men in connection with the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh who had earlier been arrested for allegedly plotting to kill Kannada writer and critic KS Bhagwan in Mysore.
Against the backdrop of the nationwide furore over the recent rape incidents, the Bombay High Court on Thursday observed sharply that India's image has "taken a beating" with an increased perception abroad that it is a "country of crimes and rapes".